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    Sisterī or Sisterīs room

    Hello!

    Translate into English: "La habitación de mi hermana no es muy bonita"
    a) roomīs sister is not very nice
    b) My roomīs sister is not very nice
    c) My sisterī room is not very nice
    d) My sisterīs room is not very nice

    Well if you donīt know Spanish donīt worry I just want to know why is the D option and not the C option.

    If you have more than one sister in that room... how do you say or is the same?

    I though that C was singular and D was plural.

    Thank you very much :)

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    Re: Sisterī or Sisterīs room

    You need to study how the possessive is used in English.

    For a singular noun (like "sister"), we add apostrophe s ("sister's").

    For a plural noun ending in s, we just add an apostrophe. (If you had more than one sister sharing a room, it would be your sisters' room.)

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    Re: Sisterī or Sisterīs room

    For a singular noun (like "sister"), we add apostrophe s ("sister's").

    For a plural noun ending in s, we just add an apostrophe. (If you had more than one sister sharing a room, it would be your sisters' room.)
    Thank you for the answer, 100% clear.

    You need to study how the possessive is used in English.
    In my opinion this is not necesary, if I ask is because Iīm not sure, obviously if I knew everything i would not ask...

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    Re: Sisterī or Sisterīs room

    I mentioned it because you seemed to have a confusion between the plural and the possessive. I didn't mean to ruffle your feathers.

    Sisters= plural
    Sister's = singular possessive

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    Re: Sisterī or Sisterīs room

    Thanks again, I studied this kind of things long time ago in school and now is difficult try to remember them :)

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